Katyayana-smriti [sanskrit]

by Manmatha Nath Dutt | 2006 | 9,945 words | ISBN-10: 8171102794

The Sanskrit edition of the Katyayana-smriti referencing the English translation and grammatical analysis. The Katyayana-smriti is one of the minor works on Dharmashastra as mentioned in the Yajnavalkya-smriti. Katyayana is the author of a clear and full treatise on law and also wrote on grammar and other subjects. Alternative titles: Kātyāyanasmṛti (कात्यायनस्मृतिः), Kātyāyana-smṛti (कात्यायन-स्मृति).

Verse 27.21 [333]

प्रविवेदं द्वादशाब्दः कालो विद्यार्थिनां स्मृतः ।
शिल्पविद्यार्थिनां चैव ग्रहणान्तः प्रकीर्तितः ॥ २१ [३३३] ॥

pravivedaṃ dvādaśābdaḥ kālo vidyārthināṃ smṛtaḥ |
śilpavidyārthināṃ caiva grahaṇāntaḥ prakīrtitaḥ || 21 [333] ||

The English translation of Katyayana-smriti Verse 27.21 [333] is contained in the book Sixteen Minor Smrtis: 2 Volumes by Manmatha Nath Dutt. This book is not available online so in order to read the full text and translation you should buy the book:

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Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (27.21 [333]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Pra, Viva, Idam, Dvadashabda, Kala, Vidyarthin, Smrita, Shilpavidya, Arthin, Grahananta, Prakirtita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Katyayana-smriti Verse 27.21 [333]). If the system was successful in segmenting the sentence, you will see of which words it is made up of, generally consisting of Nouns, Pronouns, Verbs, Participles and Indeclinables. Click on the link to show all possible derivations of the word.

  • Line 1: “pravivedaṃ dvādaśābdaḥ kālo vidyārthināṃ smṛtaḥ
  • pra -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vive -
  • viva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    viva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    vivā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • idam -
  • idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • dvādaśābdaḥ -
  • dvādaśābda (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kālo* -
  • kāla (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vidyārthinām -
  • vidyārthin (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    vidyārthin (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • smṛtaḥ -
  • smṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    smṛ -> smṛta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √smṛ class 1 verb]
  • Line 2: “śilpavidyārthināṃ caiva grahaṇāntaḥ prakīrtitaḥ
  • śilpavidyā -
  • śilpavidyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • arthinām -
  • arthin (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    arthin (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • cai -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • grahaṇāntaḥ -
  • grahaṇānta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • prakīrtitaḥ -
  • prakīrtita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
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